Copeia

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Copeia  
Copeia.jpg
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Copeia
Discipline Ichthyology and Herpetology
Language English
Edited by Christopher Beachy
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1913–present
Frequency Online early and printed quarterly
0.901
Indexing
ISSN 0045-8511 (print)
1938-5110 (web)
LCCN a43003155
CODEN COPAAR
OCLC no. 01565060
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Copeia is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in ichthyology and herpetology that was named after Edward Drinker Cope, a prominent American researcher in these fields. It is the official journal of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 0.904, ranking it 82nd out of 152 journals in the category "Zoology".[1]

History[edit]

On December 27, 1913, John Treadwell Nichols published the first issue of Copeia. This issue consisted of a single piece of paper folded to form four pages of information with five articles. The cover of the pamphlet bore the inscription: "Published by the contributors to advance the science of coldblooded vertebrates."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Journals Ranked by Impact: Zoology. "2014 Journal Citation Reports". Web of Science (Thomson Reuters). 2011. 

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